The Cinemalaya Foundation has announced the finalists for the Short Film Category for the 2012 Cinemalaya Competition.
The ten finalists in the Short Film Category are: Bohe: Son of the Sea by Nadjoua E. Bansil, Ang Paghihintay sa Bulong by Sigrid Andrea P. Bernardo, Pasahero by Mario Celeda, As He Sleeps by Sheron Dayoc, Sarong Aldaw by Marianito Dio Jr., Balintuna by Emmanuel Escalona Jr., Ruweda by Hannah Espia, Ulian (Senility) by Chuck Gutierrez, Manenaya (Waiting) by Seymour B. Sanchez and Richard Legaspi, and Victor by Jarell M. Serencio.
The Cinemalaya Independent Film Festival and Competition seeks to discover, encourage, and honor the cinematic works of Filipino filmmakers that boldly articulate and freely interpret the Filipino experience with fresh insight and artistic integrity. The works are narrative features that articulate Filipino identity and culture in digital format. The competition is held in three categories: the New Breed Full Length Feature, Short Feature and the Directors Showcase.
The 8th edition of Cinemalaya will be held on July 20-29, 2012 at the Cultural Center of the Philippines. It is a project of the of the Cinemalaya Foundation, Inc., in partnership with the Cultural Center of the Philippines (CCP), the Film Development Council of the Philippines (FDCP), and the Econolink Investments, Inc. (EEI). Cinemalaya also features the Short Feature competition category as well as film exhibitions, seminars, conference, the Cinemalaya Film Congress, and other film-related events.
For more information, please call the CCP Film Division at Tel. No. 832-1125 local 1704-1705.